Chinese Fahua Glazed Figure of Shoulao

Kangxi period

Description

Daoist Immortal of Longevity.  Seated upon a separate lotus throne. 
It is very rare to encounter a figure of this type other than a Guanyin. 
An almost identical example was in the Fauchier-Magnan collection, Paris (illustrated
in a 1928 catalogue of the collection ). 
Kangxi period, AD 1662-1722
Height with base: 15 5/8 inches (39.7 cms)
Ex: Private American Collection

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